590. Terrorist connection as an aggravating factor.

The following provisions apply where a court in England and Wales and Northern Ireland1 is considering for the purposes of sentence2 the seriousness of one of the following offences3. The provisions also apply where a service court is considering for the purposes of sentence the seriousness of a service offence as respects which the corresponding civil offence is one of the following offences4. The offences are5:


    (1)     the common law offences of murder, manslaughter, culpable homicide, kidnapping and abduction6;


    (2)     soliciting murder7;


    (3)     wounding with intent8;


    (4)     maliciously administering poison etc so as to endanger life or inflict grievous